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Happy Earth Day 2022 To AT Reuse Programs!

This Earth Day, we are celebrating the role assistive technology (AT) Reuse Programs play to keep durable medical equipment out of scrap metal dumpsters, and with families and individuals who need it.

Happy Earth Day 2022 To AT Reuse Programs!2022-04-22T11:14:00+00:00

AT and #MSAwareness

According to the National MS Society, there are nearly a million people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the United States. If you know someone impacted by MS, don't forget your AT Act Program for assistance finding tools and strategies for living well.

AT and #MSAwareness2022-03-23T15:26:47+00:00

AT Reuse Serendipity in Arkansas

After a cataract operation went wrong, an Arkansas resident reached out to ICAN (the AR AT Act Program) ... and felt her luck begin to change.

AT Reuse Serendipity in Arkansas2021-12-22T12:40:00+00:00

Small Town Big Heart–a Veteran Stays Home (with AT)

Eugene Litchfield served overseas during World War II and the Korean War. Recently, the town of Orange Massachusetts pulled out all the stops to keep him in his home (including his local reuse program!)

Small Town Big Heart–a Veteran Stays Home (with AT)2021-11-11T10:00:00+00:00

AT for Caregiving Brings Matthew Home

Matthew's family contacted the Iowa AT Act Program. With the right equipment, his mother realized, she could perform his daily care routine herself!

AT for Caregiving Brings Matthew Home2021-11-03T13:40:28+00:00

Putting Durable Medical Equipment Within Reach

Assistive Technology (AT) Act programs in KS, OK, and SD have partnered with their state Medicaid agencies to retrieve, refurbish, and redistribute valuable DME, making it more accessible to all.

Putting Durable Medical Equipment Within Reach2021-04-16T09:14:00+00:00

The Power of a Wheelchair (and Reuse Programs)

A power wheelchair was recently donated to REquipment, the durable medical equipment (DME) reuse program in Massachusetts. Inside the pocket was an anonymous note intended for the next user.

The Power of a Wheelchair (and Reuse Programs)2020-07-29T12:58:56+00:00
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